Bisciotti and the Ravens disputed many aspects of a report by
ESPN last week. They specifically disputed allegations that the
Ravens knew about the incriminating video before it publicly
surfaced via TMZ and that allegations that coach John Harbaugh
wanted to cut Rice earlier in the year, but was overruled by the
The Ravens issued an eight-page report disputing a number of the
allegations in the ESPN article.
Bisciotti also vehemently denied a report that he promised Rice an
eventual front office job with the organization if he agreed to stay
quiet about the way the incident was handled.
Bisciotti did admit he would have handled the Rice situation
differently if given another chance.
Bisciotti said that it's "obvious" that the majority of the
anonymous sources in the ESPN article work for Rice (his agent,
attorney friends, etc.) in order to build a case for his
reinstatement to the league. Bisciotti also said no one with the
Ravens organization will lose their jobs over the handling of the
--Tests confirmed that Washington Redskins cornerback DeAngelo Hall
suffered a season-ending Achilles injury
The Redskins placed him on injured reserve and promoted cornerback
Chase Minnifield from the practice squad.
--Detroit Lions linebacker Stephen Tulloch will be placed on
season-ending injured reserve after suffering a torn ACL while
celebrating a sack, coach Jim Caldwell announced.
Tulloch's left knee buckled while he was jumping up and down after
making a sack of Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers.
---Kicker Alex Henery signed with the Lions and struggling rookie
place-kicker Nate Freese was waived.
Freese missed a 41-yard field goal wide left to end the first half
and was 0-for-4 from 40 yards and longer in the first three games.
--The Pittsburgh Steelers could be without three defensive players
for a while after they were injured in Sunday night's game.
Rookie inside linebacker Ryan Shazier has a sprained MCL and will
undergo an MRI.
Outside linebacker Jarvis Jones likely needs wrist surgery that
would sideline him indefinitely, a source told ESPN.
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Veteran cornerback Ike Taylor suffered a broken right forearm and is
a candidate to go on short-term injured reserve where he could
return to action after eight weeks.
--Miami Dolphins coach Joe Philbin declined to commit to quarterback
Ryan Tannehill as his starter for Sunday's game in London.
It remains unclear who will be the starter for Dolphins' game
against the Oakland Raiders at Wembley Stadium.
Matt Moore is the Dolphins' backup quarterback.
--Philadelphia Eagles center Jason Kelce has a sports hernia injury
and will need surgery, coach Chip Kelly confirmed.
Sources told The Philadelphia Inquirer that Kelce could miss up to
two months or more.
--The San Diego Chargers placed running back Danny Woodhead on
season-ending injury reserve after he suffered a broken leg in
The Chargers are already without running back Ryan Matthews, who is
expected to miss a few more weeks with a hamstring injury.
-- The Tampa Bay Buccaneers, who may be without quarterback Josh
McCown sidelined for the next few weeks with a thumb injury, worked
out former Oakland Raiders and Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback
Terrelle Pryor on Monday, ESPN.com reported.
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